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Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm EST
general. general john allen, entrusted with nothing less than winding down the nation's war in afghanistan. you should know at any given moment there are fewer than 50 four-star generals around the globe for the united states, and they are the elite of the elite. tonight, two of the most formidable, one active duty, one retired, are in the heat of the spotlight and martha raddatz tells us what happened today. martha? >> reporter: diane, the consequences of dave petraeus' infidelity are astonishing. the nation is left without a cia director and the commander of our forces in afghanistan caught up in this bizarre web, as well. it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were "potentially inappropriate" messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course, it weighs on him as much as it weighs on dave petraeus. i believe that dave is very, very sad for what he admitte
Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
today, republicans john mccain and lindsey graham lashed out at susan rice, the leading candidate to replace secretary of state hillary clinton, because she initially suggested the attack began as a protest. >> why would susan rice not get our vote? i don't trust her. >> reporter: we put that to the president. senator graham said he simply doesn't trust ambassador rice after what she said about benghazi. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi and to besmirch her reputation is outray outrageous. >> reporter: in a blistering response to that, senator graham issued a statement a short while ago, directly to the president, saying, quote, don't think for one minute that i don't hold you responsible. i think you failed as a commander in chief before, during and after the attack. in other words, diane, this battle is just beginning. >> first new battle of this re-elected term. thank you, jonathan karl. >>> and you heard the president mention gener
Nov 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
funeral for the couple killed in the explosion, john and jennifer longworth. >>> and now the countdown to thanksgiving. aaa says a whopping 43.6 million americans will travel 50 miles or more this week. the vast majority, 90%, will be driving and from weather to gridlock and this year from travel to gas, american families are in for quite a trip. here's abc's alex perez. >> reporter: this woman is a travel pro. she and the kids are making the drive to see loved ones in indiana today to avoid the mayhem of motorists later this week. >> it's going to get crazy. trying to get off in the rest areas, it's just people everywhere. >> reporter: they joined some 39 million others who will be clogging roadways this thanksgiving holiday and as the stress on the roads begin, some relief at the pump. gas prices down 5 cents in the last two weeks. but thanksgiving carves out a week of worries on roadways, and with all of these families getting in their cars, the number of incidents will skyrocket this week, so here are a few things you should look out for. like traveling on unfamiliar roadways, not
Nov 12, 2012 6:30pm EST
to find the cause and to alert other neighborhoods across the country. abc's john slefchriffen has mor. >> reporter: the explosion was so intense, now it looks like a tornado tore through this indianapolis community. for dozens of families, the cruel reality of saturday night's blast is just starting to set in. >> all of a sudden, the house shook, things fell. we ran outside and we just see the whole house, i mean, it was like, four, five houses down from us and it was in flames. >> reporter: federal authorities are now teaming up with local agencies to figure out how this happened. >> we're looking at everything. all causes, all possibilities. >> reporter: authorities say at this point, nothing has been ruled out. yet the mayor of indianapolis says it was not caused by a bomb or an exploding methamphetamine lab. law enforcement sources tell abc news the leading theory, that it was caused by a gas explosion. >> it's too early to speculate. >> reporter: investigators believe it could take weeks before they know what triggered the mysterious blast that caused so much damage. john sch
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